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2011-02-12

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Egypt's army to enact the will of the people

An Egyptian military spokesman has appeared on state television saying the government cabinet will remain in place until a new one has been formed

An Egyptian military spokesman has appeared on state television saying the government cabinet will remain in place until a new one has been formed

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Pro and anti-government crowds clash in Sanaa

Police tried to separate pro and anti-government demonstrators in the Yemeni capital Sanaa on Saturday. A crowd of about 2000 protesters collided

Police tried to separate pro and anti-government demonstrators in the Yemeni capital Sanaa on Saturday. A crowd of about 2000 protesters collided

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Egypt:managing the change

Egypt is now under the control of the military forces high command. Everyone, both domestically and internationally, is hoping for a peaceful and

Egypt is now under the control of the military forces high command. Everyone, both domestically and internationally, is hoping for a peaceful and

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Egyptian army re-assures people

Egypt’s new military rulers say the government cabinet will stay until a new one has been formed, and that international treaties will be respected

Egypt’s new military rulers say the government cabinet will stay until a new one has been formed, and that international treaties will be respected

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Cleaning up Tahrir Square

After celebrating Hosni Mubarak’sresignation during the whole night, people in Cairo went to Tahrir Square to clean up: picking up garbage, scrubbing

After celebrating Hosni Mubarak’sresignation during the whole night, people in Cairo went to Tahrir Square to clean up: picking up garbage, scrubbing

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Algerian police stifle protest

Opposition organisers say up to 10,000 people marched in the Algerian capital Algiers today calling for a similar change at the top that the people

Opposition organisers say up to 10,000 people marched in the Algerian capital Algiers today calling for a similar change at the top that the people

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Palestinian Authority plans elections

A senior official says the Palestinian Authority of Mahmoud Abbas will hold presidential and legislative elections before September. But political

A senior official says the Palestinian Authority of Mahmoud Abbas will hold presidential and legislative elections before September. But political

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Anti-Berlusconi protests continue

Italians who want their Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi to resign, have again been demonstrating in Milan. Berlusconi is embroiled in a sex scandal

Italians who want their Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi to resign, have again been demonstrating in Milan. Berlusconi is embroiled in a sex scandal

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Iraqi Shias again victims of sucide bombing

At least 28 people, including women and children have been killed near the Iraqi city of Samarra. One source said a suicide car bomber drove into a

At least 28 people, including women and children have been killed near the Iraqi city of Samarra. One source said a suicide car bomber drove into a

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Waking up to life in a new Egypt

Life in Egypt will never be the same again. Friendly scenes like soldiers waving from their tanks would have been unthinkable just a short time ago

Life in Egypt will never be the same again. Friendly scenes like soldiers waving from their tanks would have been unthinkable just a short time ago

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Taliban suicide bombers kill 15

At least 15 people are reported to have been killed and more than 40 injured in a Taliban suicide bomb attack on a police headquarters in the

At least 15 people are reported to have been killed and more than 40 injured in a Taliban suicide bomb attack on a police headquarters in the

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Algerian human rights leader speaks out

The president of Algeria’s League for Human Rights Mustapha Bouchachi was caught up in the crowds in Algiers, prevented from reaching the city centre

The president of Algeria’s League for Human Rights Mustapha Bouchachi was caught up in the crowds in Algiers, prevented from reaching the city centre

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Arrest warrant for former Pakistani president

An arrest warrant has been issued for the former president of Pakistan, Pervez Musharraf, in connection with the assassination of former Prime

An arrest warrant has been issued for the former president of Pakistan, Pervez Musharraf, in connection with the assassination of former Prime

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Egyptians celebrate Mubarak's resignation

Egypt exploded with joy, tears, and relief on Friday after pro-democracy protesters brought down President Hosni Mubarak with a momentous march on

Egypt exploded with joy, tears, and relief on Friday after pro-democracy protesters brought down President Hosni Mubarak with a momentous march on

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Regional reactions hold warnings for Egypt

Around the Islamic world there has been a general welcome among the people to what their Egyptian brothers and sisters have accomplished. The welcome

Around the Islamic world there has been a general welcome among the people to what their Egyptian brothers and sisters have accomplished. The welcome

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Police and protestors clash in Algeria

In Algeria, demonstrators have tried to force their way through a police cordon meant to stop them gathering for a protest. Thousands of officers

In Algeria, demonstrators have tried to force their way through a police cordon meant to stop them gathering for a protest. Thousands of officers

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How events unfolded on Egypt's portentous day

It was the moment Egypt had been waiting for. Omar Suleiman announced on state television that President Hosni Mubarak had resigned. After 18 days of

It was the moment Egypt had been waiting for. Omar Suleiman announced on state television that President Hosni Mubarak had resigned. After 18 days of

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An historic day dawns in Egypt

It is the dawn of a new era in Egypt. They have already begun to dismantle the makeshift camp in Tahrir Square. The name means “Liberation”. And

It is the dawn of a new era in Egypt. They have already begun to dismantle the makeshift camp in Tahrir Square. The name means “Liberation”. And

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Arabs share in Egyptian joy

In the Jordanian capital Amman, thousands flocked to the Egyptian embassy to celebrate the end of the rule of Hosni Mubarak, a scene replicated

In the Jordanian capital Amman, thousands flocked to the Egyptian embassy to celebrate the end of the rule of Hosni Mubarak, a scene replicated

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Algeria tense as workers plan march for democracy

After the fall of Ben Ali in Tunisia and Mubarak in Egypt, in the Algerian capital Algiers there is a sense of the calm before the storm, as workers

After the fall of Ben Ali in Tunisia and Mubarak in Egypt, in the Algerian capital Algiers there is a sense of the calm before the storm, as workers

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Obama backs Egypt's desire for democracy

The White House responded positively to the resignation of Hosni Mubarak with President Obama saying the US will continue to be a friend and partner

The White House responded positively to the resignation of Hosni Mubarak with President Obama saying the US will continue to be a friend and partner

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Egypt's prayers are answered as Mubarak quits

Friday 11 February, 2011: the 18th day Egypt’s revolution turned out to be the day the demonstrators’ prayers were finally answered. They defied

Friday 11 February, 2011: the 18th day Egypt’s revolution turned out to be the day the demonstrators’ prayers were finally answered. They defied

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Egypt celebrates the present with one eye on the future

As Friday ushered in a new era for Egypt those on the streets whose determined protests brought down the Mubarak regime spoke of their solidarity and

As Friday ushered in a new era for Egypt those on the streets whose determined protests brought down the Mubarak regime spoke of their solidarity and